Center for Sustainable Communities News

A recent publication provides new evidence of drivers influencing the spatial distribution of invasive disease species. Traditionally, scientists have used environmental data such as temperature, precipitation or vegetation to predict the area occupied by a given species.

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A new report from the College of Liberal Arts’ Center for Sustainable Communities highlights the important role of infrastructure in shaping issues of equity and well-being across urban and rural communities.

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Indiana University Bloomington Distinguished Professor Eduardo S. Brondizio recently visited CLA to speak about his research into the changing rural-urban divide in the Amazon region.

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Yale University Professor Karen Seto recently shared takeaways for urban areas from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report with CLA students.

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Please join us for a lecture by Dr Karen Seto.  Karen Seto is the Frederick C. Hixon Professor of Geography and Urbanization Science at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University. An urban and land change scientist, she is an expert on contemporary urbanization. Her central research focus is how urbanization will affect the planet. 

For more information on Dr. Seto and this event please visit the event page

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